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Initially an indie film favorite, actor Jon Favreau has progressed to strong mainstream visibility into the millennium and, after nearly two decades in the business, is still enjoying character stardom as well as earning notice as a writer/producer/director. The amiable, husky-framed actor with the tight, crinkly hair was born in Queens, New York ... See full bio »

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Mon, Sep 24 12:30 PM EDT on TBS (202)

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 6 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Chef
Chef Producer
(2014)
Swingers
Swingers Producer
(1996)
Iron Man
Iron Man Producer
(2008)
Daredevil
Daredevil Franklin 'Foggy' Nelson
(2003)

Filmography

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  Jungle Book 2 (producer) (announced)
  Untitled Star Wars/Jon Favreau Project (TV Series) (executive producer) (announced)
 2019 The Lion King (producer) (filming)
 2019 Untitled Avengers Movie (executive producer) (post-production)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (executive producer)
 2017 Young Sheldon (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2017 The Orville (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Old Wounds (2017) ... (executive producer)
 2016 The Jungle Book (producer)
 2016 The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Chosen: Part 1 (2016) ... (executive producer)
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron (executive producer)
  Revolution (TV Series) (co-executive producer - 21 episodes, 2012 - 2013) (executive producer - 16 episodes, 2012 - 2014)
- Declaration of Independence (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Memorial Day (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Tomorrowland (2014) ... (executive producer)
- S#!& Happens (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Austin City Limits (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 About a Boy (TV Series) (executive producer - 2 episodes)
- About a Kiss (2014) ... (executive producer)
- Pilot (2014) ... (executive producer)
 2014 Chef (producer - produced by)
 2013 Iron Man 3 (executive producer)
 2012 The Avengers (executive producer)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (executive producer)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (executive producer)
 2008 Iron Man (executive producer)
 2007 In Case of Emergency (TV Series) (executive producer - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2007) ... (executive producer)
 2001-2005 Dinner for Five (TV Series) (executive producer - 49 episodes)
- Episode #4.13 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.12 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.11 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.10 (2005) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #4.9 (2005) ... (executive producer)
 2005 Green Street Hooligans (executive producer)
 2003 The Big Empty (executive producer)
 2001 Made (producer)
 1999 Smog (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1996 Swingers (co-producer)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Provides audio commentary with co-star Vince Vaughn on the DVD for Swingers (1996). See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 5 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

John Favreau

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Personal Quote:

(on briefly working in banking): I gave two weeks' notice a week before Black Monday. But it was very strange because I thought I would be working on Wall Street my whole life. It was the go-go '80s; there were yellow ties. It was just an exciting moment. And although I wasn't involved in the trading side of things, I was still around that culture, and I ultimately decided it just wasn't for me. ... See more »

Trivia:

Jon is an alumnus of Chicago's ImprovOlympic improvisation troupe. Fellow members include the late Chris Farley, Ian Gomez, Pat Finn, Tim Meadows, Rachel Dratch, Mike Myers and Horatio Sanz. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently appears in his own films

Nickname:

Favs See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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